Level 7/ 372 Albert Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Business Summary
Architects have been registered in Victoria since the first Architects Act in 1923. The current Act is the Architects Act 1991.
About Us

The Architects Registration Board has existed since 1923 when it was established to carry out the duties entrusted to it by the Architects Registration Act 1922. The Board has operated since that time. While there have been a number of revised Acts in intervening years, the current Board was established under the Architects Act 1991.The Act defines the Board’s charter and The Architects Regulations 2015 are made by the Board within the powers of the Act to implement its provisions.

What sort of Insurance do I need?
Architects must be covered by Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance. The policy needs specifically to cover architects. The details are in the Ministerial Order, and summarised below.
How much PI Insurance cover do I need?
Not less than $1 million plus not less than $200,000 or 20% for defence costs, with one automatic re-instatement. Please check the Ministerial Order for full details and discuss its requirements with your insurance broker.
I'm an Architect employed by a non-architect. Do I need PI Insurance cover?
Yes. Your employer must have a PI policy that states that it covers architects/architecture. It is wise to check the details of that cover.
Notable Achievements
Professional Practice Award